Mordella australis

Dryandra St Woodland

Mordella australis at Dryandra St Woodland - 24 Oct 2023
Mordella australis at Dryandra St Woodland - 24 Oct 2023
Mordella australis at Dryandra St Woodland - 24 Oct 2023
Mordella australis at Dryandra St Woodland - 24 Oct 2023
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Identification history

Mordella australis 19 Jan 2024 AlisonMilton
Mordella sp. (genus) 29 Oct 2023 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 28 Oct 2023 ConBoekel

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Closer to 5mm. It was using the large hind leg to kick vigorously, creating a highly erratic springing movement.

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Nearby sightings

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Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Nisotra sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Scieropepla reversella (A Gelechioid moth (Xyloryctidae)) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Dryandra St Woodland - 12 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Dryandra St Woodland - 2 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at Dryandra St Woodland - 2 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Dryandra St Woodland - 2 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Dryandra St Woodland - 2 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at Dryandra St Woodland - 2 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Epicoma (genus) (Unidentified Prominent moth) at Dryandra St Woodland - 2 Jan 2024 by ConBoekel
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Dryandra St Woodland - 31 Dec 2023 by ConBoekel
Chrysomya sp. (genus) (A green/blue blowfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Oct 2023 by ConBoekel
Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Oct 2023 by ConBoekel
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2023 by ConBoekel
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2023 by ConBoekel
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Oct 2023 by ConBoekel
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 25 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Ectropis (genus) (An engrailed moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 25 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel) at O'Connor, ACT - 25 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at O'Connor, ACT - 25 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Eurymela fenestrata (Gum tree leafhopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Sep 2023 by ConBoekel
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 5 May 2023 by ConBoekel
Stenoptilia zophodactylus (Dowdy Plume Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Macrotona securiformis (Inland Macrotona) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Macrotona securiformis (Inland Macrotona) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Palimmeces habrophanes (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 11 Mar 2023 by ConBoekel
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 27 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Eurymeloides sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus leafhopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Coniopterygidae (family) (Dusty lacewing or Dustywing) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Calomela parilis (Leaf beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at O'Connor, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by ConBoekel
Theridion sp. (genus) (Tangle-web spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Taxeotis intermixtaria (Dark-edged Taxeotis) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Clania ignobilis (Faggot Case Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Ardozyga sodalisella (A Gelechioid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by ConBoekel
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Dec 2022 by ConBoekel

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Oct 2023 10:52 AM Recorded on
  • ConBoekel Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

Species information

  • Mordella australis Scientific name
  • Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 578.48m to 952m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
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